Meet the Bison: North America’s Most Famous Mammal

For all their fame, you’d be surprised by how much you don’t know about North America’s largest land mammal.

Justine E. Hausheer

The Amargosa Vole is the World’s Cutest Litmus Test of the Human-Water Relationship

The Amargosa vole is a story of loss and rediscovery, peril and surprise.

Sophie Parker

Making Global Freshwater Targets Local

A new paper published in the journal Nature Sustainability finds that creative solutions that include and go beyond conventional protected […]

Matthew L. Miller

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50 Fish, 50 States: Bartram’s Bass

Bass fishing can be one of life’s simple pleasures. It also demonstrates that humans have a nearly infinite capacity to overcomplicate things.

Matthew L. Miller

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The Disturbingly Long Tapeworms of Alaskan Bears

What’s that trailing from the bear? (It's not the cute cub)…It's an overlooked (and gross) creature of salmon ecosystems.

Matthew L. Miller

What’s That Weird Noise in the Night?

Justine E. Hausheer, Cara Cannon Byington, and Matthew L. Miller

A Field Guide to Commonly Misidentified Snakes

David A. Steen

Deformed Beaks: What We Know About An Alarming Bird Disease

Lauren D. Pharr

Beaver? Otter? Muskrat? A Field Guide to Freshwater Mammals

Matthew L. Miller

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